THE DUKE’S THEATRE COMPANY RETURN TO THE TOWN GARDENS THIS WEEKEND
Duke’s Theatre Company Return to town gardens via South Swindon Parish Council.
The Fairy Kingdom is at War. Oberon and Titania’s marital mayhem unleashes chaos on four young lovers with disastrous – and hilarious – consequences. In another part of the forest, a troupe of aspiring actors prepare for the most important night of their lives. It’s a command performance before the Duke and Duchess. As the King and Queen of the Fairy Kingdom become entwined with the human world, a night of madness, mayhem, magic, love, hilarity ensues. And don’t forget the donkey!
The course of true love never did run smooth
The Duke’s Theatre Company returns to the Town Gardens Bowl after their acclaimed, inaugural adaptation of Romeo and Juliet in 2021. This is a new and ambitious production for Summer 2022. It boasts live music, stunning design and theatrical magic. Further it promises to delight audiences with Shakespeare’s most comic and celebrated fairy tale.
Producer Bobby Delaney says: ‘This exciting UK tour visits some of our most beautiful and historic landmarks. It travel from Penzance to Pembrokeshire, stopping at Theatres, gardens, stately homes and castles. And in so doing, giving access to communities everywhere, including the Town Gardens Bowl in Swindon.
Building on the success of Romeo and Juliet in 2021, we’ve assembled an outstanding ensemble of creatives and actors to create a quality and original production.’